Career Resources

Resumes, CVs and Cover Letters

Be sure to visit the Office of Internship and Career Development webpage for a wealth of information and resources!

A well-crafted, targeted resume can open doors and give you an edge when applying for internships, jobs, scholars programs and other activities.  The Resume Writing Guide is prepared to provide tips for successfully creating, reviewing and refining your resume.  Use one of the Agnes Scott College templates as a starting point.  You can access these resources here. The Resume Guide for First Years is available here.

Experts suggest that recruiters spend 20 - 30 seconds scanning a resume before deciding whether to read it more closely; a strong resume can break through to receive a closer look.